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14 press releases from August 2013

30 August 2013

Bank of England latest lending figures - PwC's UK Industrial Manufacturing leader comments

In response to the publication of the Bank of England's latest lending figures today which showed an increase in lending to non-financial businesses, Darren Jukes,...

Bank of England latest lending figures - PwC's UK retail banking leader comments

In response to the the publication of the Bank of England's latest lending figures today which showed an increase in lending to non-financial businesses, Steve...

28 August 2013

A cautious confidence has returned in the equity market - PwC’s latest quarterly valuation index

PwC’s latest Valuation Index shows that share prices have continued to trend upwards at a time when current profits are relatively flat. The market appears...

27 August 2013

Sharp rise predicted in global assignments as organisations try to plug skills gaps

Over two thirds of graduates want an overseas assignment during their career, but only 11% are willing to work in India and only 2% in...

23 August 2013

In response to revised GDP figures out today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said:

"Today's upwardly revised GDP figures provide further evidence that the UK economy is nearing escape velocity. Not only was overall GDP growth revised up from...

PwC lends a hand to LandAid

PwC is the first of the big four UK professional services firms to become a Foundation Partner of LandAid, the property industry charity. In addition...

Consumers say ‘show me the money’ to start the smart ticketing revolution

As the August bank holiday getaway gets underway, a new study by PwC shows that almost half of those travelling by bus and rail will...

22 August 2013

New senior crime adviser joins PwC's cyber practice.

Charlie McMurdie, former head of the central e-crime unit, at the Metropolitan police, is joining PwC as its senior crime adviser. Charlie joins with over...

21 August 2013

End of uncertainty over stamp duty relief on corporate deals

Businesses have welcomed new guidance from HMRC over stamp duty land tax (SDLT) group relief, which should help kick-start corporate deals. Many transactions have stalled...

15 August 2013

PwC sees highest ever level of interest for graduate places, with applications tripling since the start of the recession

PwC, the professional services firm, has received record levels of interest for its graduate roles with applications more than tripling since the start of the...

13 August 2013

In response to UK inflation figures out today, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser, PwC, said:

"The slight fall in inflation in July is welcome, but this is the 44th consecutive month of above target inflation since the end of 2009....

07 August 2013

In response to the new Bank of England Governor's first inflation report and "forward guidance", Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser, PwC, said:

"The Bank's latest Inflation Report recognises the improving outlook for the UK economy, and the MPC has revised up its growth forecasts which is welcome....

06 August 2013

PwC increase Higher Apprenticeship vacancies to meet new interest and business needs

PwC, the professional services firm, has increased to 120, the number of vacancies it will recruit at Higher Apprentice level this year, in response to...

02 August 2013

Corporate failures buck trend by shooting up almost 10% in Q2

PwC's analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics found the number of company failures rose by almost 10% as parts of the retail and property...
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